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Unusual Baldwin Grand

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Unusual Baldwin Grand

Tuned this Baldwin 9 foot concert grand and noticed it did not have the usual “agraffes” in the treble section. Always trying to build a better mouse trap I guess.Here is what a “normal piano agraffe looks like

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You learn something new every day . . .

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You learn something new every day . . .

1823 ha? I didn’t know that. Maybe they were good back then however Currier spinets from the 70’s are a hard piano for us tuners to love. At that time the quality was not there. Too bad.

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Piano tuning at Music and Arts in Peabody

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Piano tuning at Music and Arts in Peabody

It is a bit of a gamble when a music store calls you for a tuning. Sometimes the pianos are good, sometimes not. I was pleasantly surprised when I tuned these two Ritmuller upright pianos at the Music and Arts store in Peabody Ma.

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Another example of a low end piano pretending not to be . . .

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Another example of a low end piano pretending not to be . . .

“Mezzo-Thermoneal Stabilzer” ha? I wonder if the salesman used this as a pitch back in the day?

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